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Vocational education and training reform in Latvia.

European Training Foundation.

Vocational education and training reform in Latvia.

by European Training Foundation.

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Published by Office for Official Publications of the European Communities in Luxembourg .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesLatvia.
SeriesReport on the vocational education and training system
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23134255M
ISBN 109291571407

More than just a reform, Latvia has totally overhauled its education system since its independence in From nursery school to university education and lifelong learning, every field has been restructured in depth. Vocational education and training (VET) has been reformed to adapt to the needs of a constantly changing economy. Vocational education, instruction intended to equip persons for industrial or commercial occupations. It may be obtained either formally in trade schools, technical secondary schools, or in on-the-job training programs or, more informally, by picking up the necessary skills on the job. Vocational.

Lifelong learning is underdeveloped in Latvia, with low participation and a lack of employer support for training. In a comprehensive reform of vocational education was started aimed at raising its quality and relevance to the labour market, make it more attractive to students and enhance resource efficiency.   The reform of VET provision focuses on completing the new legal framework for VET, expanding and developing institutional capacities, providing training for all staff and gradually filling the gaps between labour market needs and the skills and qualifications offered. • Optimizing the public vocational education and training providers.

Vocational education reform legislation. The Education (Vocational Education and Training Reform) Amendment Act came into effect on 1 April It amends the Education Act and repeals the Industry Training and Apprenticeships Act to create a unified and cohesive vocational education and training system. The Latvian economy has undergone major changes during transition to a market economy after regaining independence in The unfavorable world economic situation has caused its growth to fall below potential. The vocational education and training (VET) system has traditionally been school-based. There are VET institutions with a large network of institutions in all but .


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Vocational education and training reform in Latvia by European Training Foundation. Download PDF EPUB FB2

One of a series of studies on vocational education and training, this review focuses on the vocational education and training (VET) in Sweden and concludes with policy recommendations.

Over recent years, Sweden has launched a series of reforms to. The enlargement of the European Union and issues related to it are a central aspect of European policy. The challenges faced are diverse and immense. The development of Vocational Education and Training (VET) is a major concern of the Lisbon strategy for making Europe a prosperous place in which toBrand: Springer Netherlands.

This report on vocational education and training (VET) reform in Latvia is one of a series of country reports by the European Training Foundation on the reform process in partner countries.

Chapter 1 provides basic data on the country. Chapter 2 describes the present situation and recent developments in VET. It covers main features of the educational system, strategic.

This report examines the constraints countries face in implementing vocational education and training (VET) systems and related policies; analyzes how some countries have successfully implemented reforms; and evaluates VET reforms in central and eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and other countries in transition to a market economy, such as China.

Vocational education and training in Latvia: the problems and solutions. Printer-friendly version. (EU), have been involved in the process of developing vocational education and training (VET) that was initiated by the Lisbon Council in and built upon by the Copenhagen Declaration.

The chapter highlights the need to reform the Cited by: 2. The Transformation of Vocational Education and Training (VET) in the Baltic States - Survey of Reforms and Developments. Authors Reform of VET Teacher Training in Latvia. Maira Apsite. the reforms in VET and its structures are the subject of critical debate in this book.

VET ([1] In the education system and policy of Latvia VET is referred to as ‘vocational education’ (in Latvian: ‘profesionālā izglītība’).The term ‘training’ is not commonly used in the national context.) in Latvia comprises the following main features: VET attractiveness is increasing, especially for early leavers from education.

Vocational education is education that prepares people to work as a technician or to take up employment in a skilled craft or trade ie tradesperson or onal education is sometimes referred to as career and technical education.

A vocational school is a type of educational institution specifically designed to provide vocational education. Author: Alina Romanovska – Daugavpils University – Latvia. Education reform is currently the most topical issue of the Latvian education system.

The Latvian education system is undergoing serious changes. The existing education content is obsolete, therefore it is proposed to introduce changes in both the education system and education content. The Education Minister, Dr.

Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, in a review meeting with the officials of National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) has asked to make new reforms and has urged the officials to increase the transparency of the institute.

Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) is one of the six focal areas of Comprehensive Education Sector Review (CESR).

Myanmar since its importance on raising country’s overall level of social and economic development by producing highly competent skilled laborers. The TVET sector is currently being reviewed by the TVET Sub-working. Vocational education and training in Latvia Short description COVID and hard copy dissemination - Due to the pandemic, Cedefop has decided to suspend distribution of all hard copy publications and flyers for as long as special measures are enforced by Member States.

Simon McGrath is the UNESCO Chair in the Political Economy of Education at the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, and Extraordinary Professor at the University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South has published on a number of aspects of education-development links, especially at the post-school level.

He is researching theories of vocational education and training. grams. Similarly, if vocational education reflects the labor market trend toward greater education and training requirements, one would expect to find that the academic preparation of students participating in vocational education has increased in recent years and that more of these partici-pants are seeking and obtaining higher education and.

The decentralisation of vocational education and training to the regions of Ukraine is a work in progress. In this context, the ETF is working together with Ukrainian authorities to facilitate the reform of education and address governance and financing issues.

The decentralisation process has many challenges, but one simple goal – to unveil the potential and benefits of vocational.

Vocational education and training (VET) have a key role to play in raising skill levels and improving a society’s productivity. In this important new book, a team of international experts argue that too often national VET policy has been formulated in ignorance of historical and political developments in other countries and without proper consideration of the social.

The economies of OECD countries need specific occupational skills. Vocational education and training (VET) systems, which supply these skills, are now under intensive scrutiny to determine if they can deliver the skills required, and ensure that they adapt to fast-changing needs.

VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN LATVIA COUNTRY REPORT (previous Thematic Overview) FIRST ISSUE ReferNet Latvia It is planned to complete administrative reform until The number of inhabitants continues to decrease gradually (from 2, million in to million in ) due to migration (% in and % in of.

Technical and vocational education and training (TVET) research has become a recognized and well-defined area of interdisciplinary research.

This is the first handbook of its kind that specifically concentrates on research and research methods in TVET. The book’s sections focus on particular aspects of the field, starting with a presentation of the genesis of 5/5(1).

Equity in vocational education and training: Research readings edited by Kaye Bowman. Following that publication, NCVER agreed to commission this current book to review VET for adult prisoners and offenders in Australia.

The readings in this book examine the role of vocational education and training in the rehabilitation of adult prisoners and. ERIC ED Review of Progress in Vocational Education and Training Reform of the Candidate Countries for Accession to the European Union in the Light of Developments in European Policy on Vocational Training.Vocational and Further Education In / there were 92 nationally accredited vocational education schools in Latvia with a total enrolment of 40, students.

The schools employed 4, teachers, 70% of whom were women. The majority of vocational schools in Latvia provide and 4-year vocational education and training.Lanka A., Mūrnieks E.

() Vocational Education and Training in Latvia: The Problems and Solutions. In: The Transformation of Vocational Education and Training (VET) in the Baltic States - Survey of Reforms and Developments. Technical and Vocational Education and Training: Issues, Concerns and Prospects, vol 4.

Springer, Dordrecht.